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FourPLUS® mouldings

fourPLUS® is a decorative kiln dried S grade EPS shape with a minimum of four mm thick KickIt® plaster coating.  It has the following advantages:

  • the plaster coating is at least four mm thick
  • it has a considerably higher MPa (resistance to compression)
  • it is outstanding for areas requiring a safeguard from impact
  • it is up to 1/3 the cost of ShapeCrete® (lightweight concrete)
  • fourPLUS® is exclusive to Accumen Shapes Ltd

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Historical Buildings

Quarried stone is expensive to duplicate or replace. Architects and designers are now opting for fourPLUS® or ShapeCrete® Lightweight Concrete as an economical substitute for original stonework on historical buildings.

Accumen Shapes make their own moulds and mouldings when involved in restoration.

Accumen Shapes' products are located on many historic buildings where they blend with the original construction.

Because of weight reduction, the mouldings may be positioned on site without the need for heavy lifting equipment. fourPLUS® and ShapeCrete® Lightweight Concrete have a similar stone or concrete like appearance that blends well on historical buildings.

Accumen Shapes is the leading manufacturer of architectural mouldings and the company has a reputation for expertise in the replication and manufacture of lightweight architectural designs for historical buildings.

Decorative mouldings may be water repellent in themselves, but due to the diverse situations they may be used in, they are not to be used as a weathertight material. Architects and competent tradespersons must follow professional trade specifications for the application of a weathertight membrane on the building before fixing Accumen Shapes Ltd decorative products. We strongly recommend that informed and competent installers fix the mouldings and shapes.

Installation methods should be clearly understood BEFORE installing decorative products manufactured by Accumen Shapes Ltd.

Accumen Shapes Ltd can recommend professional plasterers throughout New Zealand who are available to assist you with installation.